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William Bart Colantuono, Ax Men Pilot, Dies in Crash

At 3:42 PM on September 17, residents of Detroit, Oregon reported a helicopter crash near a logging site. “It had just returned after the pilot had taken a 45 minute break. The helicopter had picked up a load when witnesses …

Purple Heart Returned After 7 Decades

Pfc. John Eddington was preparing for deployment to Europe to fight in World War II when he got the news his wife was pregnant with their daughter. Stationed in Texas, he wrote a letter intended for his little girl, expressing …

Tom DeLay Wins Appeal of Money Laundering Conviction

In 2005, Tom Delay, along with 2 others, were convicted by a Texas jury of money laundering and conspiracy to commit money laundering through his re-channeling of corporate funds to pay for campaign financing. Today, the Texas 3rd Court of …

Jon Gosselin: Waits Tables, Lives in a Cabin
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Jon Gosselin is no longer living the high life at the expense of full exposure and damage to his children. Entertainment Tonight reports that he is now waiting tables and living the simple life in a cabin in Pennsylvania, a …

Four Legless Lizard Species Discovered in California

They look like snakes, but they are actually a new species of lizards discovered in California. Until now, California boasted the only known legless lizard species in the United States, but now four new species have been unearthed. It is …

Government Shutdown Imminent, For Once Government Shutdown Imminent, For Once
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Since Obama’s presidency began, there have been threats about a government shutdown. Fighting a two-front war and continuing to pay for ever-increasing Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security programs have been the main culprits. Over the years, however, Democrats and Republicans …

Alzheimer’s May Be Diagnosed Sooner with New Scan
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According to CBS, researchers used a new imaging technique that they claim can spot physical brain changes in Alzheimer’s as they occur. Alzheimer’s causes brain changes that eventually lead to the loss of memories and abilities to perform everyday functions. …

Yahoo: Maybe Yahoo Bing Network Isn’t Doing Too Bad After All Yahoo: Maybe Yahoo Bing Network Isn’t Doing Too Bad After All

Earlier this year things weren’t looking incredibly great for the Yahoo Microsoft search deal. Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer made comments at the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference, expressing disappointment with the results. If a blog post from Yahoo today …

Ellen Takes Over Tour Group For A Surprise

Ellen recently saw a group of people taking a tour of the WB lot and decided to surprise them with margaritas, television stars, and a few ways to cool off in the hot California sun. The talk-show host took some …

The Legend Of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD Gets A Delightful Launch Trailer
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Tokyo Game Show may have already started, but Nintendo doesn’t care. They don’t even attend. Instead, the company is out advertising its latest Wii U game – The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD. Nintendo today released the launch …

Mobile App Downloads to Top 100 Billion This Year Mobile App Downloads to Top 100 Billion This Year

As the smartphone market has begun to saturate the U.S. and European markets, a virtual gold rush has taken place for mobile software. Both Apple’s App Store and Google’s Play Store are now populated with hundreds of thousands of games …

5.3 Earthquake Rocks Japan’s Power Plant Prefecture

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.3 on the Richter scale hit the Fukushima Prefecture early this morning at a depth of about 13 miles, but officials say the equipment is stable for now. The plant was heavily damaged in …

Ann Curry Interviews President of Iran
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Yesterday, Ann Curry, former reporter for the Today Show, sat down with new Iranian president Hassan Rouhani for his first interview with the American press since his election. The interview aired on NBC Nightly News last night, and other portions …

TGS 2013: Final Fantasy XV Gets A Sort Of New Trailer
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Square Enix surprised us earlier this year at E3 2013 when it was revealed that the oft delayed Final Fantasy Versus XIII had become Final Fantasy XV. That was only one part of the surprise, however, as Square also revealed …

Google Makes Quickoffice Free To All Users, Gives Away Drive Storage Google Makes Quickoffice Free To All Users, Gives Away Drive Storage
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Google announced on Thursday that it is making Quickoffice free for everyone. The product had been free for Google Apps for Business customers, but now it’s free for anybody with a Google account. Google acquired the productivity software in June …

Mars Rover Curiosity Doesn’t Find Methane in Martian Air

Mars rover Curiosity was sent to Mars with a primary mission to discover if the red planet’s environment was ever suitable for life as we known it. As part of that mission, the rover has been analyzing Martian materials, searching …

Early Amazon CFO Joy Covey Dies In Bicycle Collision With Minivan Early Amazon CFO Joy Covey Dies In Bicycle Collision With Minivan

Former Amazon CFO Joy Covey has reportedly died in a bicycle accident on Skyline Boulevard in San Mateo County. CBS SF Bay Area reported that the accident occurred as the result of a collision with a white Mazda MPV minivan …

YouTube Memo Explains How Offline Videos Will Work YouTube Memo Explains How Offline Videos Will Work
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YouTube announced yesterday that mobile users will be able to download videos for offline viewing come November. In the announcement, YouTube didn’t bother explaining the actual logistics of its new offline video program, but a memo sent out to partners …

FDA, NIH Team Up For Tobacco Regulation Program

The U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today announced that they have partnered to fund 14 new “Tobacco Centers of Regulatory Science.” The agencies will put up $53 million for the program, …

Pinterest Ads Are Coming, CEO Promises They Will Be Tasteful and Useful Pinterest Ads Are Coming, CEO Promises They Will Be Tasteful and Useful
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Pinterest is finally going to start experimenting with ads. CEO and co-founder Ben Silbermann made the announcement today on the Pinterest blog, promising that the new promoted content with be both tasteful and useful. “Pinterest is where you keep your …

Lily Collins Named “Most Dangerous” Cyber Celebrity Lily Collins Named “Most Dangerous” Cyber Celebrity

Lily Collins, daughter of 80′s pop-rock artist Phil Collins and star of “The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones”, found herself at the top of a list no celebrity would seemingly want to be part of (unless they are just really …

Arthur Levinson Talks About Calico, Google’s New Death-Fighting Company
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As you may have heard by now, Google has started a new company called Calico aimed at figuring out how to extend human life. In other words, fighting death. The news broke in a Time Magazine cover story, which was …

Tesla Plans Self-Driving Car, Elon Musk Looks for Autopilot Engineers on Twitter Tesla Plans Self-Driving Car, Elon Musk Looks for Autopilot Engineers on Twitter

Although Google is the company that’s garnered the most attention when it comes to driverless automobile technology, they’re not the only ones looking to make a big push into the market – a market that is expected to grow quickly …

Facebook SDK For iOS 7 Now Available Facebook SDK For iOS 7 Now Available

If you have an older iDevice sitting around the house, you may have noticed that it looks a little more expressive these days thanks to the recent iOS 7 update that hit on Wednesday. Facebook has already released an iOS …